At some points in your life, you may receive a tough punch right to your teeth and the hurt feels forever. But remember, tough times don’t last, but tough people do. Every single person on this realm will experience a bitter failure, setbacks, or miserable tragedy unexpected. Whatever your problem, fighting is always the best option. Don’t let yourself discouraged because every time you fall, you always one step closer to the glory.
We’ve been gathered hundreds of quotes that could charge your positive mood no matter how big the adversity you’re on. Check out these worthwhile quotes about getting through tough times.
99+ Quotes About Getting Through Tough Times
A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.
– Henry Kissinger
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
– Dale Carnegie
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
– Martin Luther King
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
– David Brinkley
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
– J.R.R. Tolkien
If you saw the size of the blessing coming, then you would understand the magnitude of the battle you are fighting.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
– Kenji Miyazawa
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
– Dalai Lama
You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.
– Joel Osteen
Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start there.
– Cheryl Strayed
You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
– Christopher Robin to Pooh, A.A. Milne
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
– Albert Schweitzer
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.
– Robert Frost
Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.
– Steve Martin
Life has many ways of testing a person’s will. Either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.
– Paulo Coelho
We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.
– William J. Brennan
We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.
– John H. Groberg
It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.
I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.
– Frida Kahlo
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
– Mahatma Gandhi
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.
– Gail Sheehy
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
– Henry Ford
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
– Robert Collier
Do not sit still; start moving now. In the beginning, you may not go in the direction you want, but as long as you are moving, you are creating alternatives and possibilities.
– Rodolfo Costa
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
– Bernard Williams
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Edison
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
– Chinese Proverb
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
– James Allen
Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.
– Stephanie Lahart
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
– Lao Tzu
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
– Maya Angelou
The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.
– Shannon L. Alder
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
– Robert Schuller
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
– H.G. Wells
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
– Robert Schuller
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
– Margaret Thatcher
One word of encouragement can be enough to spark someone’s motivation to continue with a difficult challenge.
– Roy T. Bennett
Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
– Don Miguel Ruiz
Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
– Francis Bacon
Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.
– Marilyn Monroe
Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell.
– Oprah Winfrey
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
– Joshua J. Marine
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Life is full of screwups. You’re supposed to fail sometimes. It’s a required part of the human existence.
– Sarah Dessen
Who do you spend time with? Criticizers or encouragers? Surround yourself with those who believe in you. Your life is too important for anything less.
– Steve Goodier
Arise, awake and not stop till the goal is reached.
– Swami Vivekananda
The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.
The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.
To succeed, you have to do something and be very bad at it for a while. You have to look bad before you can look really good.
– arbara DeAngelis
If you feel like giving up, give up on that feeling and give into the realization there are endless possibilities waiting to be discovered before you.
– Tom Althouse
If you are going through hell, keep going.
– Winston Churchill
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
– Carl Bard
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
– Elie Weisel
Light tomorrow with today.
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You need to be buried deep in the dirt before you can find your bloom.
– Roz Inga
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
– Charles Darwin
Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path, and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
– Lee Lacocca
If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.
– Mary Engelbreit
I’ve discovered that if you want to reach your true potential, it’s much more effective to ignite a new passion for life than to dwell on past problems.
– Neil A. Fiore
After all, tomorrow is another day!
– Margaret Mitchell
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.
– Doe Zantamata
Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you.
– Heidi Johnson
I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself.
– Albert Einstein
Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.
I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.
– Dr. Seuss
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
– Earl Nightingale
In life, we make the best decisions we can with the information we have on hand.
– Agnes Kamara-Umunna
Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.
– Ezra Taft Benson
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.
– William Frederick Halsey, Jr
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
– Publilius Syrus
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
– Michael John Bobak
How can you love people without encouraging them? And how can you be loyal to people without educating them.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.
– Bernice Johnson Reagon
Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.
– Jim rohn
Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.
For the rest of his life, Oliver Twist remembers a single word of blessing spoken to him by another child because this word stood out so strikingly from the consistent discouragement around him.
– Charles Dickens
By the darkness, stars are revealed.
– Evette Carter
Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.
– Jewish Proverb
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
– Dalai Lama
You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.
– Tilman J. Fertitta
Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.
– Muhammad Ali
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.
– Joel Osteen
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.
– Og Mandino
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
– Jim Ryun
Every adversity brings new experiences and new lessons.
– Lailah Gifty Akita
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
– Louisa May Alcott
Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
– Nathan Chen
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
– Winston S. Churchill
Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.
– Bob Riley
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
– Mark Twain
God already knows what we’re made of, but perhaps He wants us to learn what we’re made of. I think we would all agree that we learn more from our tough times than from our easy times.
– John Bytheway
We are all dealing with a challenge of some kind. Some of us are just better at hiding it than others.
– Karen Salmansohn
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.
– Mike Gafka
You were given this life because you were strong enough to live it.
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth – not going all the way, and not starting.
If you accept the pain, it cannot hurt you.
– Hugh Jackman
Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die.
– Brian Vaczily